Review: Natalie Portman sparkles in ‘No Strings Attached’ romantic comedy

Review: Natalie Portman sparkles in ‘No Strings Attached’ romantic comedy

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IVAN REITMAN — whose directing job (“Ghostbusters”) is really so long within the enamel which he actually includes a son, Jason, directing Oscar-worthy comedies — has his outing that is best in decades with “No Strings connected,” an amusing flip for the “friends with benefits” sex-leads-to-love romantic comedy formula.

Some clever turns in situations and witty banter that isn’t shy about crossing over into “Hangover”-level raunchy it’s a movie benefiting from another sparkling, sexy and emotionally available performance by Natalie Portman. (mehr …)